Posts Tagged: management

The Differences Between Gateway, Microgateway, and Service Mesh

We compare the benefits and drawbacks to 3 key API management styles

APIs are complex. Each component would be complex on its own, but when these APIs communicate with one another, this complexity is only compounded. Add in external clients, and you have an intricate web of cross-communicating codebases, competing paths for information, and separate sources of truth. Read more

Enterprise API Management Book Review

Most business leaders now agree that APIs are an expected facet of business in the modern digital economy. According to the 2018 State Of API Integration Report by Cloud Elements, 85% of organizations interviewed consider web APIs and API-based integration essential to their business strategy and continued success. Read more

Simplify Identity Lifecycle Management with SCIM

In a growing world of apps, SCIM helps with the struggles of user provisioning

Every app developer hopes their app goes viral. Build an app, let it loose, and watch it grow. In the consumer world, apps organically grow in popularity as people share. Read more

How to Smartly Sunset and Deprecate APIs

The life of an API follows a predictable lifecycle – from creation to deprecation, each stage of the API lifecycle denotes an important event, and it carries with it a set of best practices. API developers tend to think about the future in very positive ways – how the API will behave, what its design will be – but in doing so, they don’t always consider what the end of that API might look like. Read more

What Is an API Gateway?

If you’re not an API practitioner, you may not be too comfortable with the idea of an API gateway. Following up on our recent article What Is the Difference Between APIs and Microservices?, we wanted to demystify another daunting API topic for the less technically oriented audience. Read more